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Journalism Update Course for Sustainability, 100% online

The Journalism Update Course for Sustainability is organised by CapacitaRSE – a pioneering center for teaching sustainability in Latin America – with the experience of 30 journalists or communicators (bloggers, podcasters or others) active in the field in the Spanish-speaking world.
Participating journalists will be able to review 100% online updated content on the Sustainable Development Goals and the Circular Economy and learn to interpret sustainability instruments such as reports and stock indexes, hand in hand with specialized teachers, between April 6 and 17 2020.

«Policies such as the Sustainable Development Goals govern the current response of the United Nations System to global causes such as the COVID-19 pandemic. We conceived this course as an opportunity to promote sustainable transformation and collective consciousness, a process in which journalists are key agents» says Estefanía Salazar, coordinator of the course.
The course will provide digital signature certification issued by CapacitaRSE in the State of Florida (USA) where it has its regional headquarters.

Form of participation:  4 modules within Google Classroom with two virtual question and answer sessions and delivery of a final report

Registration form and cost: Those interested can apply until April 5, 2020 at this link

Course dates: April 6 to April 17, 2020 (2 weeks)

For more information: Estefanía Salazar – e.salazar@clasesderse.com.ar
Twitter: @CapacitaRSE // Instagram: @cursosderse

Feeding a Hungry Planet, now an online course

It is possible now to enroll in the open, online course (or MOOC) entitled Feeding a Hungry Planet: Agriculture, Nutrition and Sustainability, which will run for the third time starting on February 11, 2019. This 7-week course examines key questions for the sector, including how do we ensure healthy and sustainable diets for a growing population, and how should agriculture adapt to support the Sustainable Development Goals? All the course materials are available for free; a small fee is charged should you wish to receive a certificate of completion.

What you’ll learn
– How the field has developed and shifted over time, and how recent developments like advanced technology impact farming.
– What is food security? How do poverty, inequality and other factors affect the nutrition of not just individuals, but entire countries?
– All about regulations influencing production, trade and other aspects of agriculture.
– Examples from industries ranging from rice to livestock, and the experiences of smallholder farmers.
This course is supported by faculty based at Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University, Rothamsted Research, Tufts University, and Wageningen University and Research.  The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) supports the course’s Teaching Assistants.